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William Artis

 (1914 - 1977)
William Ellsworth Artis was active/lived in Nebraska, Minnesota, North Carolina.  William Artis is known for ceramics, terra cotta pottery, portrait and elongated figure sculpture, teaching.

Some Keywords and Quick Facts for William Artis


Birth / Death:  1914 Washington, North Carolina - 1977 Northport, New York

Methods for William Artis

Sculpture, Three Dimensional Forms, Sculptor

Media for William Artis

Ceramic Art, Porcelain
Ceramics
Terracotta, Terra Cotta

Subjects for William Artis

Black, African Culture, Figure, Genre
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Hand-Crafted Objects
Portrait Life Size and/or Portrait Bust Sculpture
Portraits, Portraiture

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for William Artis

Harlem, New York City
Texas Before 1940

Art Association for William Artis

American Ceramic Society
National Arts Club, New York
National Sculpture Society
Salons of America

Teacher for William Artis

Ivan Mestrovic

Schools for William Artis

Art Students League of New York, Student

Awards/Recognition for William Artis

Harmon Foundation Award
Rosenwald Foundation Grant

Chronology for William Artis

Early 20th Century Before 1950
Late 20th Century After 1950

Added Description for William Artis

Art Educator: Teaching, Lectures, Workshops, Writing
LIFE Magazine Featured Artist

Ethnicity for William Artis

Black, African-American

Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International for William Artis

Texas Centennial Exhibition

Exhibition of Art Association for William Artis

National Arts Club
National Sculpture Society-
Salons of America-

Exhibition of Museum for William Artis

Harmon Foundation, Harlem
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Whitney Museum of American Art

Exhibition of Special Group for William Artis

American Negro Exposition, Chicago 1940


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